David Bryer lecturing at a conference in Ansbach, Germany
David lectures on a wide range of subjects,
but all relating to literature and history.
Some of these subjects include:
Translating the Alexandrine – a paper given
at a conference at Oxford University
'Lord of the Strings' – a lecture given at Ansbach,
Germany, on the 4th Earl Stanhope, who
adopted Kaspar Hauser, only to blacken
his name after his murder.
'Kaspar Hauser in Context'
a keynote lecture given at
Stourbridge, West Midlands
The above lecture was reviewed as follows:
"David … has immersed himself in this theme for 20 years and more, and what he gave us was a two-hour multi-media masterclass on Europe, 1789-1848, centered around Kaspar Hauser. I was staggered and enthralled." - John Nixon in ASGB Newsletter December 2006
'Relations' – a three-part series
on relations between different
sections in British society and
between the UK and its neighbours
and former colonies. These were
designed for overseas graduates
at the University of Sussex.
Other subjects include:
British Royal Women
and how the public shapes their image' Read flyer
of Bath and what women want. Read flyer
' – a new look at her famous Monster.
Maids, Minxes and Monsters
– Shakespeare’s Women: three distinct types of women in Shakespeare’s plays and how they evolve. Read flyer
– the Victorian Dream.
Are Women from Venus
? Anima, animus: Jung's earlier take on the
Mars-Venus gender distinction.
The Christian and the Islamic Feminine idea
l: their similarities, their differences.
The Goddesses of the Ancient World
and their place in the Modern World.
The Romantic Movement
and its decline in the Victorian Age.
Them and Us
– the British attitude to authority and its historical origins.
, the short and tragic life of the Nuremberg foundling (1812-1833).
Lecturing on Kaspar Hauser 2006